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Noninvasive Drug Monitoring to Treat Chronic Illness

Noninvasive Drug Monitoring to Treat Chronic Illness

At DS17, Jane White discussed the benefits of noninvasive techniques when measuring drug reservoirs on the skin.

Ecological Networks: Population Dispersal and Supersaturation in Metacommunities

Ecological Networks: Population Dispersal and Supersaturation in Metacommunities

Anshul Choudhary presented a model displaying the effects of population dispersal and supersaturation within a...

Integrated System for an Artificial Pancreas Could Improve Quality of Life in Diabetics

Integrated System for an Artificial Pancreas Could Improve Quality of Life in Diabetics

At DS17, Jiaxu Li presented an integrated system for an artificial pancreas that could better manage insulin...

When Treatments Go Awry: Unexpected Consequences of Disease Control Measures

When Treatments Go Awry: Unexpected Consequences of Disease Control Measures

Alun Lloyd models the surprisingly perverse effects of disease control measures for endemic infections, such as mosquito-borne illness.

Self-Organization and Collective Motion in Crowds

Self-Organization and Collective Motion in Crowds

At DS17, William Warren of Brown University offered a behavioral dynamics approach to global patterns and...

Predictive Model Minimizes Likelihood of Pediatric Cardiac Arrest

Predictive Model Minimizes Likelihood of Pediatric Cardiac Arrest

At DS17, Andrew Roberts presented a predictive model for an improved pediatric early warning score to advance...

The Mathematics of Irrationality: Reconciling Emotion and Reason

The Mathematics of Irrationality: Reconciling Emotion and Reason

Sridevi Sarma spoke about an experimental trial and consequential model to understand the roles of logic and emotion in irrational decision-making.

Pattern Formation and Mutation in Zebrafish Stripes

Pattern Formation and Mutation in Zebrafish Stripes

Alexandria Volkening presented an agent-based model for zebrafish stripe formation and pigment mutation at...

Red Sock Award Acknowledges Standout Posters at DS17

Red Sock Award Acknowledges Standout Posters at DS17

Five students received the Red Sock Award at the 2017 SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems.

Mathematical Model Exposes Contagion Factor in Mass Shootings

Mathematical Model Exposes Contagion Factor in Mass Shootings

At DS17, Sherry Towers presented a mathematical model measuring the contagion level of mass killings and school shootings in the U.S.

Modeling Information Flow in Social Media

Modeling Information Flow in Social Media

James Bagrow used information-theoretic tools and large-scale data analysis to study the dynamics of information...

Coordination and Leadership in Human Ensembles

Coordination and Leadership in Human Ensembles

An important open problem in human behaviour is the understanding of how coordination emerges in human ensembles.

Data-driven Chronic Pain Management Using Hybrid Mathematical Methods

Data-driven Chronic Pain Management Using Hybrid Mathematical Methods

How can physicians balance the subjective pain experienced by their patients with the risks inherent to pain management drugs? 

Mathematically Modeling Asthma

Mathematically Modeling Asthma

Asthma does not have a single initiating cause, making models that start with cause and end with effect impossible...

Mathematics of the Nap

Mathematics of the Nap

Though we all know that sleep is important, caring for a newborn or young child can bring a heightened sense of...